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July 28, 2021

CAFOD bounces back in Bungay with produce stall

As parish social life slowly returns after the pandemic, Jane Crone from CAFOD in East Anglia reports how one parish group is sharing CAFOD’s message of […]
July 24, 2021

Radio Maria wins grant to explore science and faith

Cambridge-based Radio Maria England has been awarded a grant to look at the relationship between science and faith through the Scientists in Congregations programme. The programme […]
July 22, 2021

Walsingham Sisters offer retreats for body and soul

The Community of Our Lady of Walsingham will be running two retreats, on theology of the body and spirituality. Sr Theresa OCLW explains the opportunities. Places […]
July 21, 2021

March for Life relaunches in London as a real event

March for Life UK will be taking place in September as an actual, in-person event to inspire, educate and motivate the nation to value all life […]
July 20, 2021

The God who speaks through the voices of women

Talks by Sr Gemma Simmonds from Cambridge and a new series on women of the Bible are part of this summer’s offering from the God Who […]
July 19, 2021

Faith journeys inspire young people on YouTube

The Ignite Team have posted a series of First Fridays chat shows which share the inspirational stories of Catholics from around the Diocese and beyond. Each […]
July 16, 2021

CAFOD volunteers put the world’s eyes on G7 summit

Joe Savage, a student volunteering with CAFOD in East Anglia, joined its youth delegation to the G7 conference in Cornwall. Here is his report. Along with […]
July 15, 2021

Catholic boy from council estate becomes Lord Mayor

For the second time in a row, an active member of St John’s Cathedral parish has been elected Lord Mayor of Norwich. Here Kevin Maguire shares […]
July 14, 2021

Paula provides some direction for the spiritual journey

Paula Pearce moved into the diocese during lockdown and will be working as a spiritual director. Margaret Mary McFadyen provides an introduction. Paula is a trained […]
July 13, 2021

Downside monks to leave Bungay after 350 years

More than 350 years of Benedictine association with the parish of Bungay in Suffolk will come to an end this summer. Mary Kirk reports. The Abbot […]
July 12, 2021

Bishop Alan presents certificates to new Catechists

At a special Mass for diocesan Catechists at St John’s Cathedral in Norwich, Bishop Alan Hopes spoke of the courage required to pass on the faith. […]
July 8, 2021

St George’s CAFOD group drink coffee to create peace

The CAFOD group at St George’s in Norwich recently enjoyed a summer coffee morning to raise money for a peace-building project in Colombia. The event took […]
July 7, 2021

Despite Covid, singing thrives at St John’s Cathedral

In spite of government restrictions on singing in church, Daniel Justin from St John’s Cathedral has been imaginatively keeping music alive. “The topic of singing has […]
July 6, 2021

Fr Henry invites men to a life of prayer and virtue

Twenty-six men from across the diocese and beyond joined Fr Henry Whisenant for a men’s retreat at Walsingham on Saturday. They were drawn from a variety […]
July 1, 2021

Chaplain organises shopping for stranded seafarers

With seafarers stranded on board and unable to come ashore due to Covid, the role of a port chaplain has become more vital than ever. Julian […]